Cinematic Scale

Cinematic Scale

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 13.-14. December 2012

5th NECS Graduate Workshop
Amsterdam, Netherlands
13-14 December 2012

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Location: EYE Film Institute Netherlands

On Thursday afternoon we will join the round table discussion on New and Trending Topics in Film and Media, and the presentation of both the 2nd NECSUS Issue and Volume 3 of The Key Debates. This is part of a workshop on Audience Users hosted by EYE, with Ian Christie (Birkbeck College London / BFI), Raymond Bellour (CNRS Paris), Dominique Chateau (Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne), Torben Grodal  (University of Copenhagen), Annie van den Oever (University of Groningen), Ed Tan (University of Amsterdam), and Giovanna Fossati (head curator EYE, chair).

The official invitation for this event will be e-mailed to you together with this program. The workshop is co-hosted by the RUG, UvA, AUP, EYE and RMeS.

15:45-16:45 Round Table Discussion: New and Trending Topics in Film and Media

Guest Speakers: Susan Aasman (University of Groningen), José van Dijck (RMes), Ian Christie (Birkbeck College London). Jeroen Jansz (Erasmus University), Markus Stauff (University of Amsterdam), Patricia Pisters (University of Amsterdam).

Chair: Annie van den Oever (University of Groningen)

16:45-17:00 Presentation 2nd NECSUS Issue “Cinema and ‘Tangibility’” and The Key Debates (Vol. III)

Guest Speakers: Presentation of the 2nd NECSUS Issue Cinema and “Tangibility,” with Patricia Pisters (UvA), Jaap Kooijman (UvA), Annie van den Oever (RUG) and others. Presentation of Audiences. Defining and Researching Screen Entertainment Experience. (The Key Debates. Mutations and Appropriations in European Film Studies. Vol. III), with Jeroen Sondervan (Amsterdam University Press Publisher) and Sandra den Hamer (CEO EYE).

17.00 Closing words and Reception

Friday, 14 December 2012

Location: Oudemanshuispoort, room E.2.01

Morning Coffee and Registration: 09.00-09.15

9:15-10:45 Session I – Body and Screen

Chair: Asli Ozgen-Tuncer (University of Amsterdam)

  • Phaedra Shanbaum (Goldsmiths College, UK) – Cinematic Scale: The Use of Models and Metaphors in Screen-Based Works (Respondent: Sam Roggen)
  • Lorenzo Marmo (Roma Tre University, IT) – Scale and Longing: Media Theory According to Mary Ann Doane (Respondent: Regina Wuzella)
  • Anna Battori (University of Glasgow, SF) – Haptic Images and Optic Visuality in the Korean Cinema (Respondent: Enrica Picarelli)

Coffee break: 10.45-11.15

11:15-12:15 Session II – Within and Beyond the Screen

Chair: Janna Houwen (Leiden University)

  • Aleksandra Milovanovic (Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, SB) – Off-Screen Space and Screen Sizes: Construction, Reception, Cognition and Interpretation (Respondent: Yvette Granata)
  • Enrica Picarelli (Leuphana University, DE) –Transitory Encounters with Digital Shorts (Respondent: Tom Slootweg)

Lunch Break: 12:15-14.00

14:00-15:00 Session III – Scaling Cinema

Chair: Jack Post (University of Maastricht)

  • Tom Slootweg (University of Groningen, NL) – Home Video Ecology: Reconsidering Screens, Screening, and Scale from the Perspective of the Living Room (Respondent: Francesca Borrione)
  • Regina Wuzella (Institute for Cultural Technologies and Mediaphilosophy (IKKM), DE) – Framing Scales: On the Microcinematographic View (Respondent: Phaedra Shanbaum)

15:00-15.30: Coffee Break

15:30-17:00 Session IV – The Screen Space

Chair: Blandine Joret (University of Amsterdam)

  • Francesca Borrione (University of Perugia, IT) – Pure Cinema and Reality: Landscapes, Spectators and Life (Respondent: Aleksandra Milovanovic)
  • Sam Roggen (University of Antwerp, BE) – You See It Without Glasses: CinemaScope, Panoramic Perception And the Cinephiliac Moment (Respondent: Lorenzo Marmo)
  • Yvette M. Granata (University of Amsterdam, NL) – Seen/Unseen/Felt: Emotional Space of Contemporary Screens (Respondent: Anna Battori)

17.00-17.30: Closing remarks by Pepita Hesselberth (Leiden University)

17.30-18.30: Borrel (drinks)

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